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Name: Federal Decree-Law No. 16 of 2017 Amending Certain Provisions of Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on Nationality and Passports.
Country: United Arab Emirates
Subject(s): Migrant workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-08-30
Entry into force:
ISN: ARE-2017-L-107250
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=107250&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation Online in Arabic Legislation Online in Arabic Eastlaws Database, Cario, Egypt (consulted on 2019-06-04)
Abstract/Citation: Transfers the powers of the Ministry of the Interior on citizenship and passports to the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship.

This Federal Decree-Law amends and replaces Articles 3, 9, 13, 16, 19, 20, 24, 35, 44 and 45 of Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on Nationality and Passports.

Additional Articles added including article 1 bis, 10 bis, 12 bis, 14 bis, 15 bis and 44 bis.

Repeals Articles 21,36,37 and 38 of Federal Law No. 17 of 1972 on Nationality and Passports.
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